IIT colleges versus other Engineering colleges

IIT cutoff 2015

JEE (Joint Entrance Exam) Advanced caters to the IITs in deciding which students get to be a part of the illustrious Indian Institute of Technology. But before we proceed to IIT cut off 2015, here is a list of the top six IIT’s.

  1. Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
  2. Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
  3. Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
  4. Indian Institute of Technology Madras
  5. Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
  6. IT BHU, Varanasi

Candidates scoring above the Cut off for JEE Advanced 2015 will be considered for admissions in the prestigious IITs or in other words they will make the IIT cut off 2015. The JEE Advanced 2015 Cut off was obviously based on factors like number of available seats, number of applicants, etc. Cut off for JEE Advanced 2015 or the IIT cut off 2015 was  different for all the disciplines based on the number of  candidates. But roughly a candidate  needed the below mentioned marks, both paper 1 and paper 2 combined.

  1. Maximum aggregate marks:  504
  2. Maximum marks in Physics: 168
  3. Maximum marks in Chemistry: 168
  4. Maximum marks in Mathematics: 168

The courses offered by the top 6 IIT’s range from Aerospace Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering and Metallurgical Engineering. When it comes to the general category the candidate will need about a rank of 500 to be entirely safe and get a choice of preferred stream. But it is possible to make it to the not so highly sought after streams with a rank of even 1000. In IIT Bombay cut-off list, popular branches like computer science needed ranks like 50 while engineering chemistry admitted a rank of 3962. These cut-offs belong to the general category. The other categories would definitely have different cut-offs. On the other hand,  IIT Kharagpur cut-off list for the popular branches like computer science saw ranks like 2210 while niche branches like aerospace saw 2857. IIT Delhi cut off was as selective as below 300 for the popular branches. One can predict the IIT cut off 2016 by having a fair idea about the IIT cut off 2015 also.

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Practise This Question

Regarding lactose, some statements are given below

A) On hydrolysis, lactose gives β-D-galactose and β-D-glucose

B) In lactose C1 of β-D-galactose has acetal structure and C1 of β-D-glucose has hemiacetal structure

C) In lactose molecule, β-D-galactose is a non-reducing unit and β-D-glucose is reducing unit

The correct statements are